Ulises Labaronnie - BRANAS (MP3 ZIP)
Ulises Labaronnie is back with a very interesting release.
Realtime recording of a chord played on the
sine waves of a modular synthesizer for 50 minutes with microtonal tuning gestures and modulation of the sound.
It is a metaphor for the cosmologically conjectured objects called Branas, from Membranae, that are considered the surface of "bubbles" that contains whole Universes like this one.
A realtime one take recording at ECEstudio - Patagonia. November 2010 - No overdubs added. Cover photo by UL.
composer - musician - videomaker
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in november 1972, he was early attracted by science, specially astronomy, archaeology and paleontology. Collaborating when he was still a young boy with the Natural History Museum of Buenos Aires, also traveling with professionals to search for dinosaur in remote patagonian landscapes.
He dedicate to experimental music since he was 20 years old, developing a style influenced by many branches of the music, including ambient music, electroacoustics, contemporany and classical music, ethnomusicology and electronics.
His attraction to translate plastic ideas into music guided him to work with many abstract painters.
His music contains ambient-like atmospheres, also melodies and cadences, he used to combine tonal with atonal harmonies
with complex , also incidental, rhythmic patterns and noise gestures.
A multilayered sound is obtained from overdubbing electronic and acoustic sources resulting a rich sound diversity.
He move to Patagonia in the middle 90´s where he organize an group of music "Ensamble Circular", where he leads the composition & production, making 12 years of recordings and tours all way long Argentina and Chile. He also made music for films, theater, dance and videogames.
He start to work with the plastic artist Silvia Goytía in 2011, traveling with her to Paris, France to present "Union Analogue" at the "Cité Internationale Des Arts". An video animated work with her paintings and sculptures were presented there.
In Oslo, Norway, he recorded "The Kingdom Within" with the trumpet player & producer Arne Hiorth.
As video maker he did many musical videoclips about his work, a short-movie: Erosion with Sebastian Heynig and too with the same author, the documentary "Trip to oblivion" about transhumance in patagonia desert and mountains.
He resides in Buenos Aires, where he creates and present his works in concerts, festivals and on the internet.
(Petroglyph159) Ulises Labaronnie - A Place In The Silence
Ulises Labaronnie (website)
Petroglyph Music (website)
October 26. 2013